Paramount Film Institute programmer,
Paramount 2014 Summer Classic Film Series
The Paramount Summer Classic Film Series opens May 22 with The Wizard of Oz and closes Sept. 4 with Giant. The annual film series will begin by paying tribute to the films of 1939, which is considered the greatest year in Hollywood’s history, before placing a special focus on the films of the 1940s and the 1950s as part of the theater’s 100th anniversary celebration Paramount100: A Century of Cinema series. The Paramount Summer Classic Film Series also includes a 25th-anniversary tribute to the films of 1989 and sidebars devoted to Alfred Hitchcock, Harold Ramis, John Hughes and John Candy, John Travolta, Barbara Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor, Orson Welles, James Bond, The Godfather, and the Sergio Leone Dollars trilogy. In addition, there will be a World War I series presented in conjunction with the Harry Ransom Center.
Aired: May 15, 2014
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